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-- >> california and -- >> buying a lot of tv and radio inventory in districts that are not kentucky. i mean california, florida, ohio, those are big. you still pay high prices. >> the question is, to what degree does this become status quo, seven times more than they were spending two years ago? the question of money and politics is one that we are going to be turning over a lot and, of course, you still have these donors like sheldon adelson who gave $36.3 million to the gop thus far. jonas eron in the times what feels different now is the sums are so large and that it has the potential to influence not only the presidential candidates but candidates as well. dch. >> i'm starting to suspect maybe money in politics is bad. >> yeah. >> just all this evidence -- it's starting to make me think maybe there should be so much money in politics. i'm crazy from san francisco. >> a glimmer, a glimmer there. >> i'm starting to really get a -- just, i don't know, be i'm crazy. >> there is george soros son on a super pac. do we have financial reform ever happening? >> financial reform no -- >> campaign
in california. there are lots of land speculators who own this stuff and are letting these houses decline and letting the fields get overgrown. it's really tricky. >> i know along those lines you've had other cities such as baltimore who have looked at vacant to value, trying to offload that inventory and it's amazingly difficult. have they looked at any examples as to places where this has worked and they can take inspiration from? >> actually, youngstown, a smaller city but with the same problem as detroit and also the same manufacturing path, steel town, et cetera, they tried to do this with very mixed results. you've got people if you don't pay them to move, where are they going to go and what's their incentive to leave. someone that's the only house on the block, mowed their lawn, manicured, proud of their home to get them to leave to go to a more dense area, well what's their incentive if you're not going to pay them to do so. it's hard -- looks good on paper. hard to make this happen in reality. >> i would assume there's a sort of survival mentality you have if you've been there th
senate races. shepard ferry joins us now from burbank, california. shepard, great to see you. let's talk about your latest initiative. there are a couple things i want to ask you about. first the idea of getting money out of politics which seems very much a noble effort, my friend, but it is definitely at this point a prerequisite for anyone running for statewide or national office. so how do you do it? >> well, i think just creating awareness about the problem itself, it wasn't even addressed in the debates and be a lot of people just don't understand how insidious the problem is, so creating im imaginary that's easily understandable and just getting the issue out on the table so that people can push is a top priority. >> i want to open this up to our package a little bit. we talk about the influence of money and politics and a lot of blame being tossed around. it's worth noting in 2008 president obama was the one that became the first presidential contender to refuse all kinds -- all forms of public financing which many said put the nail in the coffin in terms of campaign finance refor
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